Ricky Jackson spent nearly four decades in an Ohio jail because of the false testimony of a 12-year-old boy. “I can’t believe this is over. I’m coming home.”
UPDATE: Leon Taylor was executed early Wednesday morning. He was sentenced to death by an all-white jury in 1999 for murder a gas station attendant in front of the victim’s 8-year-old stepdaughter.
The Battered Women section of Rikers Island houses the inmates whose crimes are related to the physical and sexual abuses they’ve experienced.
Unless you’d rather be drinking toilet wine…
Paul Rogers is said to have shown “no remorse whatsoever”. Warning: Some people may find the details in this story upsetting.
“He deserved to go down as he was found guilty – he did rape her.”
Bonus points if he really shaved his balls…
The footballer served half of his five-year sentence.
The author said he had a good friend who was imprisoned for downloading child porn.
Susan Marie Mellen was serving a life sentence for killing a homeless man, but was freed on Friday after a judge ruled she was not guilty.
West Virginia has a juvenile incarceration problem that’s costing one of the poorest states in the country millions of dollars. Families say it’s because judges are too quick to take their kids away.
Lane escaped Thursday evening from an Ohio prison and was captured hours later. On Friday, Ohio’s prison guard union said officials had been warned of a pending escape but didn’t properly respond.
Theodore Wafer will serve 17 to 30 years for the shooting death of the unarmed 19-year-old woman.
Samuel Little’s criminal record goes back decades, but investigators have only recently used DNA evidence to link him to several Los Angeles cold cases.
New York rap queen Remy Ma was released from prison in August after serving six and a half years for assault charges. During that time, she came to recognize the luxury of these freedoms.
Everyone is on trial in Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart, which airs Aug. 18 on HBO.
Shannon Guess Richardson, who played a zombie on The Walking Dead, had blamed her husband for sending pro-gun letters laced with ricin to the President and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
The women were surgically sterilized without their consent, according to a new report.
Inmates help make a surprising amount of the feel-good food products you eat, from cage-free eggs to goat cheese sold at Whole Foods.
They won’t even read your cover letter.
On June 7, three men broke out of a prison north of Quebec City after a helicopter landed on the prison grounds, picked them up, and then flew away. Three weeks later they were recaptured. They are set to appear in court Monday.
Apparently some people want to go to prison now. Secrets shared via Whisper.
Michael Alig, the most notorious New York nightclub promoter of the 1990s, was released from jail today after serving more than 17 years for manslaughter.
Actually, your school *is* like a prison.
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The attack was triggered by the victim’s “sexually explicit tattoo,” claimed prosecutors.
Washington legalized recreational marijuana in 2012, but is still implementing its state-run system, which expects pot shops to open this summer. Here is how it will work.
A total of 20 journalists have been accused of joining or aiding a terrorist organization and spreading false news in the country.
Convicted felon Bernie Madoff is back in prison after being hospitalized last month for a heart attack, CNBC reports. Madoff also has stage-four kidney disease.